Bambi

Mara and Maia Have a Calm Interaction

A few days ago, Mara was on a solo trip to the barn for dinner. As Mateus and Kairo were setting up the gates so she could head into the smaller yards, Maia showed up and was standing fairly near Mara. They realized that Maia had joined her when they…...

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Rana Leads Mara and Bambi As the Sun Sets

One evening after dinner, Scott caught Rana, Mara, and Bambi on a short stroll as the sun was setting. It’s a point of view that we rarely see, with the elephants fully in silhouette. Rana gets a close-up in the end, which clearly shows her soft and lovely face.  We…...

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The Four Ladies At the Fence

As the construction team continues to work on the male Asian elephant habitat, we noticed Bambi, Mara, Rana, and Maia all lined up along the nearby fenceline to take a look. We’re not exactly sure what was so interesting to them that day, but we did note that it was…...

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Sunday Smile: Bambi Takes a Big Drink

Though she does enjoy drinks from the hose when given the opportunity, Bambi has no problem drinking from the water trough as well. Today, she decided to give us a good look inside her mouth as she took a nice, big drink of water. It’s just a not-so-subtle reminder from…...

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Mara Sneaks Away From Her Friends

Kat was working up the hill from the habitat one recent afternoon and heard a ruckus coming from down below – roaring, bellowing, and all sorts of vocalizing. Oftentimes, this happens when one of the three (Bambi, Mara, and Rana) gets separated from the others, and two of them are…...

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Elephant Sanctuary Brazil Class of 2021: Bambi

As the year winds to a close, we see how the elephants at sanctuary have changed, grown, settled into who they are, and continue to challenge themselves to find the most in life. So, in the grand tradition of the high school yearbook, we’ve christened each elephant with her own…...

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